MD Studentships - Example Projects

Self-funded students are encouraged to view the example of projects offered by supervisors in our department.  If you are interested please contact the relevant supervisor for each project.



The novel application of clinical optical coherence tomography and pressure wire assessment to post-mortem computed tomography angiography

Adlam Dr D Morgan Prof B (CSMM)

Cardiologists' knowledge, attitudes and application of risk towards Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Betts Dr TR Ng Prof GA

Plasma matrix metalloproteinase as predictors of prognosis in acute decompensated heart failure

Ng Prof LL Goodall Prof AH

Biomarkers in diastolic heart failure

Ng Prof LL Squire Prof IB

What is the incidence, mechanism and optimal management of severe hypertension after carotid endarterectomy

Naylor Prof AR Squire Prof IB

Predictors of functional recovery and left ventricular remodelling following acute myocardial infarction

Squire Prof IB Bown Mr MJ

The significance of glucose transporters in the abdominal aortic aneurysm pathogenesis

Bown Mr MJ Sayers Prof RD

An investigation into microRNA expression profiles in abdominal aortic aneurysm disease

Bown Mr MJ Sayers Prof RD

An investigation into genetic polymorphisms and abdominal aortic aneurysms

Bown Mr MJ Stafford Dr P
/Schlindwein Dr F (Eng)

An investigation into gene expression profiles in abdominal aortic aneurysms

Sayers Prof RD Bown Mr MJ

STARTREC – Simplifying technologies for peripheral arterial disease recognition

Sayers Prof RD Bown Mr MJ

The natural history of type II endoleaks after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

Sayers Prof RD Lambert Prof DG

The In Vitro Effects of Antiangiogenic Treatment on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Choke Mr E Sayers Prof RD
Investigating the analgesic effects of intrathecal Nociceptin (N/OFQ)

Thompson Dr JP

Lambert Prof DG

The role of the endogenous nociceptin system in modulating the inflammatory processes of sepsis and the systemic inflammatory response syndrome

Thompson Dr JP McCann Dr GP

Complete versus lesion-only Primary PCI pilot - Cardiac MRI substudy

McCann Dr GP Gershlick Prof AH

Endothelial homeostasis as a therapeutic modality in post-cardiac surgery inflammatory organ injury

Murphy Prof G McCann Dr GP
Exploring possible causes for coronary stent thrombosis

Gershlick Prof AH

Goodall Prof AH

Intracoronary Adenosine Versus Sodium Nitroprusside and Control for Attenuation of Microvascular Obstruction during Primary PCI

Gershlick Prof AH Mistri Dr AK
Blood Pressure Variability and Stroke

Robinson Prof TG

Proudlock Dr F

The epidemiology of major trauma: The analysis of a multiagency injury research register implications for better prevention and treatment

Mackenzie Dr R Coats Prof TJ

Investigating persistent atrial fibrillation using non-contact array and body surface potential mapping

Ng Prof GA Stafford Dr P
/Sandilands Dr A

ULTIMATE: Using Lifemap to Investigate Malignant Arrhythmia Therapy

Ng Prof GA Nicolson Dr W

Role of signal averaged P waves in predicting recurrence of AF after pulmonary vein isolation

Ng Prof GA Stafford Dr P
/Sandilands Dr A
Engineering of novel angiopoietin 2 trap Brindle Prof NPJ

Moody Dr P (Biochem)

Dissecting cell signalling pathways by incorporation of unnatural amino acids for synthetic biology

Brindle Prof NPJ Schmid Dr R(Biochem)

* Key (refers to the supervisor or co-supervisor working in another department as indicated below)

CSMM = Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine
Biochem = Biochemistry
Eng = Engineering

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